RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Re: Response to Word Study Presentation
Sun Nov 20, 2011 06:10

I felt the same way about the program when I first heard about it, but it is a great way for students to learn how to break apart words they are unsure of. On the reading EOG students that are struggling and all students come across so many words they are unsure of. I feel like this program and the word study part of our research project do a great job of helping students decode words, and therefore, help with their comprehension. With the comprhension check on the last day of the week, they are really able to understand these words. We are hoping this will all carry over to all the fresh text they read and especially on their reading EOG.

  • Response to Word Study Presentation - atkinssh, Fri Nov 18 19:17
    I really enjoyed listening to your presentation of word study/Word Build. I am glad that you chose to research this type of instruction within your classrooms, especially with the inclusion of... more
    • Re: Response to Word Study Presentation - beasleylm, Sun Nov 20 06:10
      • comp check - koppenhaverd, Mon Nov 28 20:07
        I'm eager to read your paper to understand the nature of the comprehension check. Was it text-based? Hope it wasn't just telling meaning of morpheme but rather applying it to figure out other word... more
    • response to word study/atkinssh - Lori Vestal, Sat Nov 19 16:37
      I am not familiar with Word Build, but I do use word study with all of my EC students. I agree that the time I have with my EC students is precious time that I cannot waste on doing activites that... more
      • Response to Lori - burchamal, Mon Nov 21 16:30
        I very much agree Lori! I try to work with my EC teacher keeping her posted on what type of word work, reading skill, math skills, etc. we are working on for that week. My lower level students seem... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011